Posted by Bob Johnson (22.214.171.124) on July 11, 2000 at 11:25:07:
In Reply to: My vote posted by Bob P on July 11, 2000 at 10:06:35:
It may well be that sleep apnea leads to reduced oxygen level which is a trigger for the hypothalmus dysfunction. This sort of cascade sequence is not uncommon in our bodies.
The problem with sleep apnea is that the person is commonly unaware of having the condition and, therefore, can't associate it others problems which they are aware of--depression, chronic exhaustion, loss of cognitive function, etc.
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